Ebola Outbreak Leading To Shifts In Health Systems Strengthening Strategies

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Ebola outbreak changes meaning of health systems strengthening
Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for the Center for Global Health Policy, reports from a panel discussion hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) that addressed how “[Ebola-affected] countries are developing recovery plans that put health systems strengthening at the forefront, but are pushing for strengthening areas that are not typically part of the traditional framework, which focuses on strengthening governance, finance, human resources, health service delivery, and information, among other areas…” (4/27).